My mom made this on special occasions and she finally gave me the recipe. I made this for Cinco de Mayo last year and even my Mexican friends loved it! It's not the most authentic recipe in the world but gosh is it good!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Spread 1 can chili into the bottom of a baking dish and top with 1 can beef tamales; repeat layering. Top mixture with cheese and diced onion. Spread salsa over the cheese layer.

  • Bake in preheated oven until bubbly, about 25 minutes. Top with guacamole and sour cream to serve.

Nutrition Facts

435 calories; protein 19.1g 38% DV; carbohydrates 31.3g 10% DV; fat 27.2g 42% DV; cholesterol 65mg 22% DV; sodium 1134.2mg 45% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
05/06/2018
This was super easy and was pretty good. One thing I want to point out is that the onions do not get softened and cooked. I love raw onion with my chili so it was perfect for me but if raw onions isn't your thing you might want to soften them in a skillet beforehand. Another suggestion I have is with the salsa. It waters the casserole down quite a bit. I suggest adding it to the top of the casserole after it is done. I'm thinking this might even work as a dip by cutting the tamales up and throwing it all in a crockpot. Just a thought.... Read More